People Due Diligence
Evaluate your Human Assets
When considering an acquisition, your evaluation of the human assets should be a natural part of any due diligence effort.
The value of an acquisition lies in its potential. Evaluating the capability of the leadership team to deliver in the long term is just as crucial as assessing the value of any other tangible asset.
People due diligence tells you how smoothly and swiftly the integration process will run, and lets you estimate at what point the organization will perform at its full potential.
The evaluation should include individual managers and teams on different levels, and not least the managers or teams in charge of the integration process.
A management capability review is linked to the strategic requirements of the emerging company. This review adds vital information to the total due diligence effort. The results can – and should be – applied as a key factor in the overall valuation of the asset. Read more about Capability Review.
Once an acquisition is complete, the capability review has already identified the team managers – and members – who will adopt and promote your strategic vision for the acquisition. This input provides objective criteria to be applied in the assembly of new management teams. If properly integrated into new roles, these teams will be ready to run the new company from day one. Read more about FastStart™